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September 18, 2014

Innovative Brings Solutions to Middle East and Arabian Peninsula Customers. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that five libraries in the Middle East and the Arabian peninsula have selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. The new contracts were completed through Naseej, the exclusive provider of Sierra and related Innovative products and a leading knowledge solutions provider in the Arab world. The new Sierra libraries include Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Emirates College for Advanced Education, Institute for Applied Technology (part of Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Training), University of Sharjah, and American University of Cairo. Holy Spirit University of Kaslik is migrating from a Berytos library management system and the remaining four are upgrading from Innovative's Millennium ILS.

September 16, 2014

Four Polaris ILS Systems go live in four-week period. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that in the past four weeks, four libraries have gone live on Polaris ILS, including Irving Public Library (Irving, TX), Urbandale Public Library (Urbandale, IA), Pleasant Hill Public Library (Pleasant Hill, IA), and Moorpark City Library (Moorpark, CA)

September 15, 2014

Utah State University Selects Encore Duet. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Utah State University has selected Encore Duet as its discovery solution to help the library consolidate its diverse resources. The service will also make resources more readily available to library users through an intuitive interface. The University adopted Innovative's Encore discovery solution several years ago; and, when the new partnership between Innovative and EBSCO Information Services was announced, they were intrigued by the possibilities offered by the integration of EDS content with the Encore Duet interface.

September 5, 2014

Music and Theatre Library of Sweden Selects Sierra Library Services Platform. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that the Music and Theatre Library of Sweden has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. Its unique holdings include 120,000 books, 378,000 pieces of sheet music, 40,000 theater scripts, and 30,000 special collection items. The Library will migrate from a Mikro Marc system provided by Bibliotekenes IT Center Ltd.

September 4, 2014

Kansas City Public Library's (MO) Civil War Project, Powered by Innovative's Vital, Wins Awards. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that the Kansas City Public Library's (MO) Civil War on the Western Border website, a custom implementation of Vital - Innovative's digital repository solution - has received three awards in 2014.

September 3, 2014

Innovative's Polaris Leap is now in Beta Release. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Polaris Leap is in beta release, with general availability on track for October. Polaris Leap is the web client for Polaris ILS that performs public services workflows, such as registering new patrons and checking out items. Its responsive design allows Polaris Leap to work on devices such as tablets and laptops, enabling library staff to serve their patrons anywhere - even outside library walls.

August 21, 2014

Rider University (NJ) selects Sierra Library Services Platform. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Rider University (Lawrenceville, NJ) has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform and will migrate from a Voyager system provided by Ex Libris. The two campus libraries hold 1.6 million volumes combined.

August 15, 2014

Fifteen Libraries Go Live with Sierra Library Services Platform in One-Month Period. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that 15 libraries have gone live with the Sierra Library Services Platform in the most recent four-week period.

August 13, 2014

Four Polaris ILS Systems Go Live in Six-Week Period. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that in the past six weeks, four libraries have gone live on Polaris ILS.

July 29, 2014

University of Granada (Spain) selects Sierra Library Services Platform. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that the University of Granada has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform and will upgrade from the Millennium ILS. The University Library holds over 120,000 print titles and 630,000 eBooks.

July 28, 2014

Innovative's Vital 6.1 in General Release. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Vital 6.1 is now in general release. Vital is a digital and institutional repository solution that is simple to use yet highly customizable. Version 6.1 includes additional metadata schema support, expanded API and administrator functionality, and additional image conversion options.

July 22, 2014

Upper Hudson Library System (NY) selects the Sierra Library Services Platform. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Upper Hudson Library System has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. UHLS is a cooperative consortium of the 29 public libraries serving the 450,000 residents of Albany and Rensselaer Counties. The combined collections accessible through the UHLS shared catalog feature over 1.5 million items and include more than 30,000 digital items.

July 16, 2014

New Encore 4.4 Release expands content and community integration. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Encore 4.4 is now in general release, and includes integration of eBooks supplied by OverDrive, ChiliFresh ratings and reviews, new EBSCO Discovery Service integration features for Encore Duet, and new customization of the user experience. Encore is the premier discovery solution for both academic and public libraries, offering single search functionality for the entire collection in real time.

July 15, 2014

The Michigan eLibrary (MeL) expands visionary service with Innovative and EBSCO Information Services. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

The Library of Michigan has implemented Encore Duet as a unified discovery-to-discovery tool for its digital library, the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). Included are large and diverse print collections, digital repositories, as well as articles from Gale Cengage Learning and eBooks provided by EBSCO Information Services. Innovative and EBSCO Discovery Service partnered to harvest and index MeLís digital repositories to tightly integrate with Encore Duet browse results and the sophisticated facet scheme offered by EDS. Libraries that purchase Encore Duet are combining the best of the best resources from Innovative and EBSCO to provide end users with a unique discovery experience.

July 14, 2014

Thirteen Sierra systems go live in two-week period. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that 13 Sierra Library Services Platform systems have gone live in the most recent two-week period.

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